Daily Deviation
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Published: July 10, 2012
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Had to be done! The purpose of this theme is to make you confused about where deviantART ends and your OS begins, every element in the theme is an adaptation of a similar(ish) element on the website, for instance the modal dialogs are modelled on art submission modal dialogs and all buttons are dA buttons. Suggestions on how to make everyone more confused are very welcome!

For best effect you need to add the ttf-mscorefonts package as the deviantART website (and so the theme) relies on MS fonts Verdana and Trebuchet. If you don't have these fonts installed a fallback font will be used instead and it won't look as deviantARTy (then again, neither does the website in your browser, so maybe you won't notice).

In Ubuntu/Mint:
sudo apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer

In fedora:
Get the excellent Fedora Utils ([link]) which includes an option to install mscorefonts.

SADLY Gnome 3.6 doesn't, like the previous versions, support extension styling within a custom theme, so all your extensions are gonna look weird. Complaints can be directed at Gnome HQ :)

Made with awesome free software:
- Geany
- Meld
- Inkscape
- Gimp

- satya164 (favourite internet person) for crucial troubleshooting.
- lassekongo83 whose well structured and constantly updated Zukitwo theme formed the basis of this theme.
- Faenza icons by tiheum

Oct-12-2012: Gnome 3.6 support
Jul-13-2012: For some reason I based the app filter on the watchers list in profiles and not on the category browse tree - it now shares style with the category tree. Also improved look of focused overview icons.

Thanks for the DD :)
Theme update coming later this week!
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FatPaws's avatar
FatPaws|Student Digital Artist
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ark-shade|Hobbyist Artist
I have an Idea Why don't you make a log out button for every platform on the tool bar for easier log out's... The reason why I ask is because it doesn't work on the mobile's so well these updates
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Huku9H1F's avatar
Really nice !
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Titanium-Zen|Hobbyist Digital Artist
What? not for windows? Fack sake :iconsrszimplz:
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LabLayers|Student Interface Designer
There's a Windows version, but it's not free: [link]
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i-Moosker|Student Digital Artist
And ahh, also, kudo's on the freeware~ Don't you just love open sources? I myself am an avid fan of Linux/Ubuntu and use Inkscape/GIMP. Don't get me wrong, I've used Photoshop and PaintTool SAI in the past, but to someone on a low budget yet with good computer skills and ability to manipulate your computer to make it run whatever programs you want, Linux is the way to go. Kudos. And great job on the design, once again!~
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i-Moosker|Student Digital Artist
What?! I love this! Ahhhh! This is amazing, and confuses the absolute heck out of me. Amazing work, I have to applaud you~ And this is perfect, I have Ubuntu with Gnome. c:
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joeltonongkh's avatar
haha...nice and neat layout! I wish I did this!
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JamesPrat|Hobbyist Digital Artist
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warfaremachine|Hobbyist General Artist
now im starting to hate windows.. XD!
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dragengothika|Hobbyist General Artist
Downloaded ^^ Can't wait to try it, it looks awesome
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Cerbii|Hobbyist General Artist
i dont use linux / gnome shell ( mainly cuz i dont know how to set it up, maybe i should google a little) but this is amazing, it looks crisp and clean, rly smooth at the same time too. awesome job!
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Brilliant! :clap:
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Hyperimus|Student General Artist
Sadly I own windows but this, it looks amazing O.O
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Zalosta|Hobbyist General Artist
Oh god this is perfection o_o I should try this asap !
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CopperBezel's avatar
Wow, nicely done - it's not only a great match for the website, but also a stand-out attractive and smooth theme in its own right. Thanks!
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Audranasa|Professional Digital Artist
lol we know you like apps so we put apps in ur apps so you can enjoy your apps while you browse dA!
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Ommin202|Hobbyist Photographer
"Just because it's fictional doesn't mean it's not real" ? :D
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catelee2u|Hobbyist General Artist
Great thanks!
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RobertStudio22|Student General Artist
this his really good love how clean this his and really great job on this and congrats on the dd
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Lintu47|Hobbyist Photographer
Congrats on the well deserved DD! :dalove:
Have a nice day! :heart:
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Defirence|Student Digital Artist
Cant wait to try it on my laptop!
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TaNa-Jo|Student Digital Artist
I am so glad it got accepted <3 It is just awesome <33 (Featured on my main page)
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bimsebasse|Hobbyist Interface Designer
Hehe, cheers mate. Actually I'm a bit embarrassed because I don't think the Gnome 3.6 update was very good, bit half-arsed, and this is not what it could be. I'll sort it out soon, though :)
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